School Closure 2020

6th class Graduation

On Friday, 26th of June,  6th class students had a very memorable final hour in Glinsk NS. After a socially ...
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Schedule for Senior Classroom June 15th -24th

As we come towards the end of the term I want to congratulate you all on how well you coped ...
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Senior Classes Suggested Work Schedule. June 8th-12th

On the home stretch now! Don't forget to get plenty of fresh air, help outside in the garden, bog or ...
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Farm Safety

Some of you might be on farms over the summer months or visit farms so it is always important to ...
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A Message for 6th class from President Michael D Higgins

"May I send my very best wishes to all of you children as you enter the final weeks of your ...
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Work Schedule for 2nd & 3rd classes – 2nd – 5th June 2020

Please find below a suggested work plan for the week and all the resources needed. Please e-mail the school at ...
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Senior Classes Suggested Work Schedule. June 2nd-5th June

Only a few weeks left before the school holidays begin. I hope everybody is enjoying the sun and beautiful weather ...
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Work Schedule – Junior & Senior Infants 2nd – 5th June 2020

Please find below a suggested work plan for the week and all the resources needed. Please e-mail the school at ...
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Work Schedule – 1st Class 2nd – 5th June 2020

Please find below a suggested work plan for the week and all the resources needed. Please e-mail the school at ...
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Heritage In Schools Competition

The Heritage Council, in association with Specialists from the Heritage in Schools Scheme Panel, is developing a suite of online ...
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A message for 6th Class

Irish writer, Sarah Webb has created a message for sixth class, with input from many famous faces, to mark the end ...
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African animals silhouette

Pupils in 2nd & 3rd class read the novel The Butterfly Lion by Michael Morpurgo recently and part of the ...
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Senior Classes Suggested Work Schedule. May 25th-29th

Another week, another week at home. I hope everybody is keeping safe, practising safe social distancing and good hand hygiene ...
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Work Schedule for 2nd & 3rd classes – 25th – 29th May 2020

Please find below a suggested work plan for the week and all the resources needed. Please e-mail the school at ...
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Work Schedule – 1st Class 25th – 29th May 2020

Please find below a suggested work plan for the week and all the resources needed. Please e-mail the school at ...
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Work Schedule – Junior & Senior Infants 25th – 29th May 2020

Please find below a suggested work plan for the week and all the resources needed. Please e-mail the school at ...
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Work Schedule for 2nd & 3rd classes – 18th – 22nd May 2020

Please find below a suggested work plan for the week and all the resources needed. Please e-mail the school at ...
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Senior Classes Suggested Work Schedule. May 18th-22nd

Click on link below for a suggested outline of work to complete this week, May 18th-22nd. 4th Class 4th class ...
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Work Schedule – 1st Class 18th – 22nd May 2020

Please find below a suggested work plan for the week and all the resources needed. Please e-mail the school at ...
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Work Schedule – Junior & Senior Infants 18th – 22nd May 2020

Please find below a suggested work plan for the week and all the resources needed. Please e-mail the school at ...
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The Hundred – Mile An – Hour Dog By Jeremy Strong

Listen to The Hundred - Mile An - Hour Dog story by Jeremy Strong below Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter ...
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Google Meet

This week we will try to have a video meeting with each class in the Senior Room. We are going ...
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English Spelling Resources for 4th, 5th and 6th Classes May 11th to 15th

Your spellings for this week are available on Spelling City and Quizlet. Take some time to play some games to ...
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Irish spelling lists for this week May 11th-15th

Irish spelling lists for this week May 11th-15th Click on the links below to download your spelling sheet for this ...
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Senior Classes Suggested Work Schedule. May 11th-15th

Click on link below for an outline of work to complete as well as a list of links and resources ...
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Work Schedule for 2nd & 3rd classes – 11th – 15th May 2020

Please find below a suggested work plan for the week and all the resources needed. Please e-mail the school at ...
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Work Schedule – 1st Class 11th – 15th May 2020

Please find below a suggested work plan for the week and all the resources needed. Please e-mail the school at ...
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Work Schedule – Junior & Senior Infants 11th – 15th May 2020

Please find below a suggested work plan for the week and all the resources needed. Please e-mail the school at ...
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Internet Safety A.U.P.

The Internet Safety Acceptable Use Policy has been recently updated by the Board of Management. Parents, please take the time ...
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Blue Star The Big European Quiz

This week is Europe Week and you can take part in it! On Thursday 7 May at 11am - 12pm, the ...
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Fork Biscuits Recipe

Thank to one of our pupils for sharing this fork biscuits recipe with us. It is recommended to set the ...
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Let’s Make Ice-Cream

In this science activity, you will make your own ice cream in a bag and explore the best way to ...
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Hurricanes and Thunderstorms

We  are learning about Hurricanes and thunderstorms this week! What is a hurricane? Watch the slideshow below to find out! ...
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May is Mary’s Month.

May is the month in which we celebrate and worship Our Lady. Create an altar to Mary at home. Watch ...
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Senior Classes Suggested Work Schedule. May 5th-8th

Click on link below for an outline of work to complete as well as a list of links and resources ...
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Work Schedule for 2nd & 3rd classes – 5th – 8th May 2020

Please find below a suggested work plan for the week and all the resources needed. Please e-mail the school at ...
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Outdoor Games to play

Please find below a collection of outdoor games to play from the H.S.E. Galway Health Promotion Unit. Some of these ...
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Work Schedule – 1st Class 5th – 8th May 2020

Please find below a suggested work plan for the week and all the resources needed. Please e-mail the school at ...
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Work Schedule – Junior & Senior Infants 5th – 8th May 2020

Please find below a suggested work plan for the week and all the resources needed. Please e-mail the school at ...
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Distance Learning and Education at Home Survey

For the past 6 weeks,  our pupils have been engaged in a very different learning experience and education. It has ...
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Make a chocolate cake in a bowl or cup!

Catríona has shared this recipe with helpful photos & videos of how to make a chocolate cake in a bowl ...
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Goggle Classroom Support

The senior classroom is using Google Classroom (GC) as our main distance learning platform. Most pupils are logging in and ...
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Irish spelling lists for this week April 27th- May 1st

Irish spelling lists for this week April 27th- May 1st Click on the links below to down load your spelling ...
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English Spelling Resources for 4th, 5th and 6th Classes

Your spellings for this week are available on Spelling City and Quizlet. Take some time to play some games to ...
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Senior Classes Suggested Work Schedule. April 27th-May 1st

It's great see all the busy posts on Class Dojo and Google Classroom. Well done to everybody who submitted projects, ...
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Work Schedule for 2nd & 3rd classes – 27th April – 1st May

Please find below a suggested work plan for the week and all the resources below. Some tasks can be uploaded ...
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Work Schedule – 1st Class 27th April – 1st May

Please find below a suggested work plan for the week and all the resources needed. You will see that I ...
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Work Schedule – Junior & Senior Infants 27th April – 1st May

Please find below a suggested work plan for the week and all the resources needed. You will see that I ...
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Reel Life Science @Home

Reel Life Science are challenging pupils to make a science video at home. This is similar to the Reel Life ...
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Recommended Reads – C.B.I.

Each year Children's Book Ireland produce a comprehensive Recommended Reads book. They review books that are suitable from all ages ...
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Weather

This week we are looking at  "Weather". What do you think of when you hear the word weather? What is ...
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Making a Weather Vane and a Compass

This week, let's try to make a weather vane and a compass. Please only use any materials you have available ...
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Chinese Dragon Art

Here are two art activities to try based on the theme of China. Chinese New Year Dragon Puppet Fire breathing ...
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Irish War of Independence

Watch this video which gives a quick overview of the Irish War of Independence and the background to it. A ...
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Irish spelling lists for this week April 20th-24th

Irish spelling lists for this week April 20th- 24th  Click on the links below to down load your spelling sheet ...
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English Spelling Resources for 4th, 5th and 6th Classes April 20th-24th

Your spellings for this week are available on Spelling City and Quizlet. Take some time to play some games to ...
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Gaelic Training with Ms. Higgins

We're lucky to have such lovely weather the last few weeks to be out in the garden. Try this Gaelic ...
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Marco Polo

Watch these videos to learn about the Travels of Marco Polo. Here is a map of the journey of Marco ...
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China

This week, we are learning all about China. Spend a few days going through the videos and resources. Don't try ...
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Senior Classes Suggested Work Schedule. April 20th-24th

I have attached a suggested work schedule for your child. Please continue to use Class Dojo and Google Classroom to ...
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Work Schedule for 2nd & 3rd classes – 20th – 24th April

Please find below a suggested work plan for the week and all the resources below. Some tasks can be uploaded ...
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Using Seesaw for Learning – Infants & 1st Class

Seesaw is an app or online tool that can be used for pupil learning and engagement. Each pupil has a ...
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Work Schedule – 1st Class 20th – 24th April

Please find below a suggested work plan for the week and all the resources needed. You will see that I ...
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Work Schedule – Junior & Senior Infants 20th – 24th April

Please find below a suggested work plan for the week and all the resources needed. You will see that I ...
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First Holy Communion Message

Bishop Kevin Doran has prepared a short video message for the children who are due to celebrate their First Holy Communion this ...
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Time to Relax!

We all have different ways of relaxing whether it's listening to music, reading a book, drawing a picture, going for ...
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Art and Drawing Resources

There are many fabulous drawing and art resources on the Internet. Try these one out to keep your artistic mind ...
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Handwriting Practice – Infants & 1st class

Remember it is important for infants and 1st class to continue to practice their handwriting. Please find below the letter ...
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Easter

This week we will be learning all about Easter Friday Today, we will look at Holy Saturday and Easter Sunday, ...
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Irish spelling lists for this week 30th of March to April 3rd.

Irish spelling lists for this week 30th of March to April 3rd. Click on the links below to down load ...
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English Spelling Resources for 4th, 5th and 6th Classes 30th March to April 3rd

Your spellings for this week are available on Spelling City and Quizlet. Take some time to play some games to ...
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Baking – some recipes to try!

Here are some Easter recipes that you might like to try baking from The Irish Granny's pocket Bread & Baking ...
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Work Schedule for 2nd & 3rd classes – 30th March – 3rd April

Please find below a suggested work plan for the week and all the resources below. You will see that I ...
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Using Seesaw for Learning – 2nd & 3rd Class

Seesaw is an app or online tool that can be used for pupil learning and engagement. Each pupil has a ...
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Senior Classes Suggested Work Schedule. March 30th-April 3rd

As you are aware by now, school will remain closed next week. We hope that you are keeping well and ...
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Spelling tests 27th March

Lets try something new! Take a spelling test on this week's spelling. Record your name and score in the comments ...
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Lego Challenge

Take the Lego Challenge. Build something cool that you designed yourself and post on to Twitter @Glinsk_NS. If you don't ...
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Infants & 1st Class Work Schedule

We hope all pupils and families are keeping well during these difficult times. Given the additional school closure announced on ...
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Free Access to World Book Online

Have you ran out of reading material yet? World Book Online has just made their fabulous collection of over 3,000 ...
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Confirmation

As you are aware, the Sacrament of Confirmation is postponed. We do not know when it will be rescheduled for ...
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Work schedule for 2nd & 3rd classes 23rd – 27th March

Please find below a suggested work plan for the week. If you find any activity difficult, leave it and move ...
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The Butterfly Lion

Watch this interesting video clip of the author Michael Morpurgo speaking about the book and where the idea for The ...
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English Spelling Resources for 4th, 5th and 6th Classes 23-27 March

Your spellings for this week are available on Spelling City and Quizlet. Take some time to play some games to ...
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Irish spelling lists for this week 23rd -27th of March.

Irish spelling lists for this week 23rd -27th  of March.  Click on the links below to down load your spelling ...
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Maths Resources -Solvemoji

The following are maths activities that are suitable for 1st  - 6th classes. Enjoy trying to solve the emoji maths! ...
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Exercise & Gaelic Football Skills

We are very grateful to Mr. Shevlin who has put together this very comprehensive exercise & Gaelic football skills plan ...
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#dublinzoofun

Dublin Zoo has closed but want to continue to deliver fun and educational experiences to the people in Ireland and beyond ...
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Spelling tests

Lets try something new! Take a spelling test on this week's spelling. Record your name and score in the comments ...
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Don’t Forget…

Sunday is Mother's Day! Why don't you make something nice for your Mam today? You can find some nice card ...
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Under the Hawthorn Tree

Here are some resources which might be of interest to you as you read the novel Under the Hawthorn Tree ...
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Water Experiments

Try out some of these experiments at home. Record your findings. Take a picture of your experiment and outcome and ...
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Phonics & Reading for Infants & 1st Class

Please find below useful websites and apps for your child/ children to work on over the coming days and weeks ...
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Background Information for The Guns of Easter

Here are some resources to gain an understanding of and background information for The Guns of Easter by Gerard Whelan ...
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Activities based on the Julia Donaldson stories for Infants & 1st class

Click below for some activities based on books by Julia Donaldson: The Gruffalo Book Review of The Gruffalo Describe the ...
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John Boyne – Short Story Competition

Click on the link below for information about John Boyne's short story competition.  There are 3 different categories and great ...
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Irish Spelling lists and resources for this week!

Irish spelling lists for This week Sa bhaile 4th class Sa bhaile Rang a Cúig agus Rang a Sé Resources ...
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Identifying Trees

Here is a worksheet that may help with your Tree Survey. You may complete the survey in your garden, fields ...
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English Spelling Resources for 4th, 5th and 6th Classes

4th class Quizlet for 4th class Spelling City for 4th class 5th class Quizlet for 5th Class Spelling City for ...
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Story time with Julia Donaldson Books for Infants & 1st class

Take time to listen to one of Julia Donaldson's great books below. Don't forget to use the full screen function ...
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Virtual St Patrick’s Day Parade

Join our virtual St Patrick's Day Parade over on Twitter. As all parades are canceled, lets try to connect in ...
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BORED ALREADY !!!

Are you bored already! here are some interesting things to try from home while we are all physically distancing from ...
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Acmhainní Fiachla Mhamó

Cá bhfuil fiacla Mhamó? Tá siad i mála scoile ag Danny! Agus tá siad ar scoil leis, freisin. Tá Danny ...
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2nd & 3rd classes: Working at home!

As all schools are to remain closed for the next two weeks, please find below work which your child may ...
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Information for children on Covid-19

We are very aware that children may feel anxious when thinking about the latest virus. Attached are some useful tools ...
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4th, 5th and 6th classes: Working at home!

As all schools are to remain closed for the next two weeks, I have devised a body of work which ...
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